Join in a collaboration between the Jill Dando Institute, University College London and the Science Museum to investigate the world of crime. Visit the scene of a crime via virtual reality and learn how experts use science to get the full story and stop crimes before they happen. Attend hacking and surveillance demos and, while […]
The bodies of murder victims, either whole or in pieces, often finish up in rivers and canals. For the last fifteen years or so, Carolyn Roberts has worked as an Expert Witness with various UK police forces to apply the principles of environmental science in murder investigations. In these most tragic and gruesome settings, environmental science can help […]
Do forensic scientists, lawyers and the public all have the same understanding of truth and reasonable doubt? Does our notion of ‘evidence’ change over time? Join us for a conversation on how objects, witnesses and science fit into the legal process.
Inimitable crime writer Val McDermid will be in conversation about her book Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime. The book delves deeper into the mysteries of forensic science by drawing on interviews with top-level professionals and fascinating cases from history, from Jack the Ripper to the Madrid train bombings.
Do models that claim to be able to predict crime open the door to smarter policing, or just reduced policing? “A city is an ecological system” – a true urban jungle, in which human behaviour can be viewed through a thoroughly biological lens, its stable patterns open to tracking and even anticipation. So says University […]